After your kids can hit some nice shots, you may need to train their footwork as well. Within every sport footwork is important and is a key to success. Footwork is extremely important in junior tennis. Whether your child may be playing for fun or playing a match, footwork is critical to success. It is important for youngsters to have good footwork as early as possible to build a strong foundation for the future.
The ATP has created a new revolutionary event for young talented tennis players. This new event will see who is the upcoming superstar of tennis. The event consists of the 7 best tennis players that are 21 years old and under which is depended on their year's ranking. The top 7 will then be selected to compete at the 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals. This new event will be held in Milan, Italy, and will take place over five days from 7 - 11 November 2017.
Who will be this year's young superstar? The Race to Milan is on!
Denis Shapovalov (18-year-old Canadian) defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the first round, he upset no. 8 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 6-4 7-6 in the second round.
Frances Tiafoe (19-year-old American) pushed the world No. 3 all the way in a five-set contest but just came up short in a 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 loss.
A MEETING OF TALENTED YOUNG PLAYERS IN THE HEART OF PARIS
The Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament has been organized by Longines since 2010. For eight successive years, every year Longines invites around 20 promising young tennis players who are around 12 years of age into this prestigious event.